Wasn't Agile Supposed to Fix Everything? Not Unless It's Applied Agile.
Agile is the most common methodology in software development today because it promises fast development timelines with better results, and that makes it appealing to businesses. Everybody says they're agile, and a handful of companies even go through the motions; they might even have a scrum master on their team; but what does it all mean in reality? And how can you actually start seeing value from it? Despite all of agile's declared benefits, it's not easy to implement, and agile alone doesn't answer all product development problems, especially for executives.
8 Ways Financial Institutions Fail When Building Digital Technologies
In the finance industry, trust is everything. Would you trust a bank with a buggy app to keep digital thieves at bay? Do you think a credit provider without an online banking platform is using the latest tech to secure your card? If you're a bank or other financial organization, your business isn't digital technology development. But without the latest digital technologies, customers aren't going to select you from the sea of financial products.
7 Development Pitfalls to Avoid With Your Next In-Store Technology
Next time you step into a department store, take a look at the technology around you. End-of-aisle call buttons. Credit card readers. Self-checkout kiosks that actually work if you're lucky.
Applied Agile: A Methodology To Make Your Product Development More Strategic
The results are in: Across the board, businesses are winning with agile design and development. According to VersionOne's 11th "State of Agile" report, 98 percent of respondents say their organization has seen success from agile projects.
10 Tips to Designing & Developing an App That Keeps Users Coming Back
Nobody wants to build a forgettable app. But with more than 2.2 million apps currently on Apple’s App Store, standing out in consumers’ minds is easier said than done. When developers and designers get it right, apps are big money. This past December, the App Store posted $3 billion in purchases. In fact, New Year’s Day 2017 marked the App Store’s busiest day ever, in no small part thanks to Nintendo’s newly released Super Mario Run. The throwback app made history with a whopping 40 million downloads in just the four days following its release. How can developers follow in its footsteps? The following 10 best practices are key: